Troop 10 Committee Meeting Notes
6:00 PM - Sunday, March 4, 2012
Blue Hills Country Club
PRESENT: Elaine Navikas, Bob Rolf, Charlie Loudon, Otis Miller, Jim Wasko, Rob Baker, Chris Pfeffer, David Contag, John McCabe, Rob Day, Julia Day, Craig Antonic, Lisa Harrison, Richard Koch, Greg Spies, Steve Rohleder, Jim Shetlar, Garrett Shropshire, Bruce Hertzfield, Mark Bagby, Tom Baker, Walt Andrews, Renee Andrews, Doug Cochran, Tim Yee, Chad Kavanaugh, Scott Brown, Ron Clary, Jim OHara and Brian McCarthy
Introductions & Opening Comments John McCabe
· Welcome and introductions
· Looking for the following adult volunteers:
o Adult Recognition Coordinator
o Prairie Star Elementary Unit Commissioner,
Leawood Lions No Report
· Garrett Shropshire
· Brian McCarthy PCL discussed previous campout (well received by scouts)
planning for OA Tapout
Outdoor Activities (Camping/Grubmaster) Scott Brown/Chris Pfeffer
· February Campout Omaha Zoo add to winter rotation?
· March Campout O/A Tapout March 23, 24 & 25 need to make truck arrangements
· April Campout Katy Trail April 13, 14 & 15 reservations made; need to start signups; cooking contest?
· May Campout Canoeing, Riverfront (same as last year), May 5th weekend
· June Campout at Mr. Spies farm
Bartle Update Tracy Thomas No report
Equipment Coordinator Chuck Gibson No Report
Membership Renee Andrews 17 registered new Mustangs
Mr. Wasko count is currently at 33 (including 2 early starters)
Participated in 8 crossovers and total of 9 schools that we have drawn from.
Scout Leadership Bob Rohlf Reviewed scout skills certificate process
Advancement Julia Day 2 scouts approaching Eagle (Calvin and Tully) age deadline
Life to Eagle Lane Christenson No report
Spring ECOH Update Lisa Harrison 7 Eagles in April Court of Honor
Jim Thomas is co-chairing the COH
Finance Treasurers Report Rob Day Omaha Zoo P&L result +$150
Recent Bartle Payment Made
Philmont Payments Made
Discussed how to deal with late payers
Will be addressed by Cmt Chair and Finance Chair
Honor Camping Programs
· O/A Rob Baker team has been rehearsing for Tapout
OA election is Monday 3/5; must have 50% attendance to achieve a quorum
Tapout is in 3 weeks; induction weekend at Camp Naish in April
Dinner meal will take place early to leave more time for ceremony prep.
· Mic-O-Say Jim Wasko
Venture Crews Tom Baker / Jeff Muchow Venture Crew roundtable last Thursday night
Council is going to Switzerland next year
Mostly filled, but some spots remain
Possible March activity prairie burning
High Adventure Howard Berkowitz No report
Community Service - Virgil Villarreal No report
Adult Training Scott Bower No report
New Business/Open Discussion
presented idea of a visit to the WWI Memorial and Museum;
presentations on the war; films on trench warfare;
European aspects of war; US aspects of war;
Could be on a Saturday or Sunday (opens at 10 either day)
Could become a weekend campout (need for PCL feedback).
Dan Nugent / Chris Pfeffer
Parent notification / handling of health issues process @ campouts
Presenting a framework for handling incidents
To begin the discussion to create standards to manage this issue
What is the best way to protect private information but still allow the best service to the scout?
John Schenken/Charlie Hyland Internal Merit Badge processes improvement
At next months meeting
Garrett Shropshire/Renee Andrews
Troop Disciplinary Policy Add to handbook and Bartle handbook
How to address?
To be discussed at next committee meeting.
Council BSA Park Cleanup Day provides an activity for service hours
Predominantly Mustang Activity
Need adult leadership; April 21st
Follow up with Jim Leeper (not Garretts idea)
Elaine Navikas Scout Bartle Health Exams
Do we want to do this?
90 people who did not have their forms in by deadline last year.
Published deadline is May 31
Could a late fee be instituted?
Adult O/A Elections